The president of good & evil the ethics of George W. Bush by Peter Singer

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Published by Text Pub. in Melbourne .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Politics and government,
  • Ethics

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Other titlesPresident of good and evil
StatementPeter Singer
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE902 .S36 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination303 pages ;
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26329626M
ISBN 101920885080
ISBN 109781920885083
OCLC/WorldCa55533792

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